Deadlines & Announcements

September 15, 2012 - Scholarship Application Available

The Washington Apple Education Foundation has joined other Washington scholarship providers on thewashboard.org.  Students seeking scholarships from WAEF and many other providers can find these awards at www.thewashboard.org.  To apply for a WAEF scholarship, create a personal profile atwww.thewashboard.org.  Make sure to check "yes" that you and/or your parent/guardian are connected with Washington's tree fruit industry.  Once checked, the WAEF application requirements will surface.  Questions?  Contact the WAEF office at (509) 663-7713.

June 2012 - 2013 Scholarship Application

The Washington Apple Education Foundation Universal Scholarship Application for the 2013-14 school year will be available September 15, 2012.  

November 2011 - Syngenta Offers New Scholarship

Syngenta has created a new scholarship open to students raised in families with tree fruit industry ties who are also pursuing a career in the tree fruit industry. Graduating high school seniors and students already enrolled in college are eligible for consideration. Student must enroll in a college degree program designed to prepare them for employment in production agriculture. The scholarship may be used at any accredited two- or four-year college, trade or technical school located in Washington state. 

One $2500 scholarship.

October 2011 - First Fruits Offers New Scholarship

First Fruits Marketing of Washington has created a new scholarship open to employees and immediate family members of employees of First Fruits Marketing of Washington, Broetje Orchards, Columbia Valley Fruit or Congdon Orchards. Applicants may be high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate students. The award may be used at any accredited two- or four-year community college, technical institution, university or graduate school. Successful candidates must have a deep commitment to the Core Values of First Fruits Marketing of Washington: love, community, respect, compassion and purpose. Two $2500 scholarships.

September 2011 - Application Posted

The 2012 WAEF Scholarship Application is now available on the website.  Please be sure to read the scholarship descriptions first to ensure you are eligible to apply prior to completing the application form.  Two applications are posted: printable and interactive PDF.  The printable form can be handwritten or typed.  The interactive form allows you to fill-in the form electronically, print and mail it. 

Please contact us if you have questions or need assistance.

Good luck!